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Dalton deer relocation program

The Idaho Department of Fish and Game required the city to wrap up the work at the end of March.

The city captured eight does and two bucks in its pilot program, said City Council President Steve Roberge.

"I wish we would have gotten more," he said Tuesday.

Still, it was a good first season, he said. With eight does gone - all capable of producing two to three fawns - that removes a lot of deer from the city, he said.

"It'll make a difference this year," Roberge said. "I'm very happy with the result. David Cole, CdA Press

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.